UK Shopfitting market report
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The shopfitting market includes a wide range of products and services used in the fitting out of predominantly, but not exclusively, retail establishments. The market involves a variety of skills and products, the majority of which are also utilised in other sectors of the construction industry. These include the production and installation of:
- internal wall cladding
- windows and doors
- raised access flooring
- suspended ceilings
- shop facias
- electronic point of sale equipment
- counters & furniture
- dressing rooms
- electronic display equipment
- heating and ventilation equipment
The requirements of shopfitters depend largely on the sector involved, with specialist work often subcontracted out to non-shopfitting specialists.
Shopfitters typically offer design facilities, although specialist designers and architects who have no in-house production or installation facilities, and the work of specialist, non-shopfitting companies are beyond the confines of this report.
The following criteria are mentioned in the report:
- bespoke/standard fittings, with bespoke fittings representing custom-made products while standard products are often available “off the shelf”
- new build/refurbishment, with both sectors offering substantial opportunities for shopfitting companies
- client sector, with different client sectors having vastly different requirements in terms of fitting requirements, furniture, image and decor
- materials, which differ from sector to sector, with wood, aluminium laminates and composites the widely specified finishes in the shopfitting sector
The assessment of the market is restricted to that served by dedicated shopfitting organisations. The market size excludes retailers’ in-house work and architects and designers with no manufacturing base. The practice of sub-contracting is widespread in the market. To avoid double counting, estimates have been made concerning the original value of contracts only.The wide range of activities involved in the shopfitting market, from integrated shopfitting contractors to interior designers, hinders a precise quantification of market value. As such, estimates of market size are strongly based on trade opinion.
All values quoted in this report are at current prices unless otherwise specified.
- Browmer & Kirkland
- RG Carter Group
- Simons Group
- Styles & Wood Group
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Written by Terry Leggett, a leading analyst in the B2B sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.
The retail sector constantly evolves, and improved asset utilisation is of increasing importance as the continued inroads of e-commerce and disproportionate cost effects of business rates, living wage and workplace pension legislation impacts the bricks and mortar sector. Store closures in some sectors are giving opportunities for new owners, while existing stores are now polarising, all giving opportunity to the shopfitting industry.
Senior B2B Analyst
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